Panama crushes 10-man Cuba to make Gold Cup semis
ATLANTA (AP) -Panama beat 10-man Cuba 6-1 in the Gold Cup quarterfinals on Saturday.
Panama, which has three wins and a draw in the Gold Cup, advanced to the semifinals next week in Dallas.
Gabriel Torres' penalty kick in the 25th minute leveled the score, and his second goal gave Panama the lead for good 13 minutes later. Torres has five goals in four Gold Cup games.
Cuba played a man down and gave up four goals in the last 32 minutes after Ariel Martinez was given a red card for a hard foul against Blas Perez.
Perez scored twice, and Carlos Rodriguez and Jairo Jimenez also netted.